Digital performance marketing

Terms of Use

Buzz Referrals (“Buzz Referrals”) DBA Buzz Digital, utilizes commission-based affiliate marketing from our merchant partners (“Affiliate Merchants”). To ensure that you, as a Buzz Referrals Registered User (“User”), fully understand what your rights are as a User, and what our responsibilities are to you, we have created this User Agreement (“Agreement”). As a User of the BuzzReferrals.com website (referred to herein as ” BuzzReferrals.com ” or the “Site”), you agree that you have read, understood and agreed to the following “Terms of Use,” and consent to be bound by all terms including any future amendments or updates thereto.

Terms of Use

I. ROBOTS

This site contains robot exclusion headers. Much of the information on BuzzReferrals.com is updated on a real time basis and is proprietary or is licensed to BuzzReferrals.com by our Users, Affiliate Merchants, or third parties. You agree that you will not exceed the limited access to the Site granted to you or use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access BuzzReferrals.com for any purpose without our express written permission. Additionally, you agree that you will not:

(i) take any action that imposes, or may impose in our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;

(ii) copy, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, distribute or publicly display any content from this Site without the prior expressed written permission of Buzz Referrals and appropriate third party, as applicable;

(iii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any activities conducted on the Site; or

(iv) bypass our robot exclusion headers or other measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Site.

II. BUZZ REFERRALS REWARDS

As a User of BuzzReferrals.com, you have the ability to earn money in the form of rewards and automatic rebates, which are separate and apart from, and in addition to, any other discounts available through BuzzReferrals.com. (“Buzz Referrals Rewards”). This section identifies the manner in which you may earn Buzz Referrals Rewards, when you will be paid, what rights you have as a User to the Buzz Referrals Rewards you have earned, and Buzz Referrals’ rights and responsibilities with respect to the Buzz Referrals Rewards program.

1. Program Dashboard. The Buzz Referrals Rewards program (the “Program”) allows BuzzReferrals.com Users to shop with Buzz Referrals participating merchants, and earn Buzz Referrals Rewards. The Program is free to Users, and is conferred as a benefit of registration with BuzzReferrals.com. You are under no obligation to participate or redeem your Buzz Referrals Rewards.

As a User, points towards Buzz Referrals Rewards are automatically earned when a person above the age of 18 makes a qualifying online purchase from a merchant participating in the Program (a “Participating Merchant”) through a BuzzReferrals.com affiliate link. Some Participating Merchants may have special requirements to earn Buzz Referrals Rewards. Further, not all merchants listed on our Stores page participate in the Program. Participating Merchant’s are identified by the Reward item listed under the Program Details page.

2. Eligibility. The Program is offered for purchases made through links on the BuzzReferrals.com website. You must have Internet access and a valid working e-mail address to receive the privileges of the Program. Further, participation in the Program is limited to individuals that are 18 years of age or older.

3. Earning Buzz Referrals Rewards. To be eligible to receive Buzz Referrals Rewards, you must refer a user (“Referral”) who makes a qualifying purchase or action as defined by the advertiser. Generally, in order to make a valid referral, one must satisfy the following criteria:

(1). You must be 18 years of age or older.

(2). You must log on to BuzzReferrals.com with your user name;

(3). You must link to a Participating Merchant using your unique Buzz Referrals link;

(4). The Referral must add items to their cart;

(5). The Referral must complete your transaction; and

(6). Both You and the Referral have cookies enabled on your individual web browsers

(7) Both You and the Referral must reside in the U.S.A. or Canada

Reasons why you will not earn Buzz Referrals Rewards, include, but are not limited to, the following:

(1). You are under the age of 18.

(2). You do not log onto BuzzReferrals.com with your user name;

(3). You or your Referral go directly to the participating merchant and not through your unique Buzz Referrals link;

(4). You complete multiple transactions without Buzz Referrals to login. (Completing each transaction ends your “rewards session” with buzz Referrals, and you have to start over to earn points on additional items).

(5). You type a new address (URL) in the window opened by a Buzz Referrals page or link;

(6). You click on any “special offers” or toolbars from other websites while shopping;

(7). You allow too much time to lapse between linking to the merchant and completing the purchase.

(8). You contact the merchant to change an order.

(9). You fail to abide by the restrictions imposed by a Participating Merchant.

(10) You do not reside in the United States or Canada.

(11). The Participating Merchant fails to transmit to Buzz Referrals the commission corresponding to the transaction for any reason or any commission transmitted to Buzz Referrals is required to be repaid by an order of any court of competent jurisdiction.

(12). You have been notified by Buzz Referrals that you, or certain purchases, are not eligible for Rewards.

Determination of whether or not a purchase made through a Participating Merchant is a qualifying purchase is made at the discretion of Buzz Referrals.

Buzz Referrals is not responsible for tracking problems resulting from incorrect usage of the Buzz Referrals site, disabling cookies, computer issues resulting from unknown causes such as third-party software or other issues, merchant partner errors/omissions or from any other failure of tracking mechanisms.

Upon registration of your user name with Buzz Referrals, an account will be set up in your name for all Buzz Referrals Rewards you earn. The appropriate Buzz Referrals Rewards points will be posted to your account as “Reported” within thirty (30) days of the date on which a Participating Merchant reports your transaction to Buzz Referrals. For a period of ninety one (91) to one hundred twenty one (121) days thereafter, your account will refer to the Buzz Referrals Rewards points as “Pending.” This time period is in accordance with the Participating Merchant’s right to reverse a transaction for return purposes. Once the participating merchant authorizes the payment of Buzz Referrals’commission in connection with a qualifying purchase made by you, we will credit your account with the applicable Buzz Referrals Rewards points. Your Buzz Referrals Rewards earned will be identified as “Available,” at which time you can request a payment redeeming your Buzz Referrals Rewards.
4. Requesting Payment Buzz Referrals Rewards. You may request to redeem your earned Buzz Referrals Rewards designated as “Available” in your account. Buzz Referrals Rewards may only be exchanged for current rewards made available by Buzz Referrals, as changed from time to time at the discretion of Buzz Referrlas. Buzz Referrals Rewards will be distributed to the User within thirty (30) days of receipt of the User’s request for payment. Buzz Referrals is not responsible for lost mail or any other event beyond the control of Buzz Referrals that would prevent a user from receiving their payment.

You are solely responsible for redeeming Buzz Referrals Rewards. There is no automatic or periodic redemption.
5. Account Adjustments. Buzz Referrals Rewards awarded to you is subject to adjustments for returns and cancellations, Buzz Referrals’s receipt of information and payments on such purchases/orders from Participating Merchants, and other events. Buzz Referrals reserves the right to make adjustments to User’s accounts at any time in accordance with this Agreement. If you disagree with any adjustments made to your account, your sole remedy is to discontinue use of BuzzReferrals.com.

Buzz Referrals is not responsible for changes to, or discontinuance of, any Participating Merchant, or any Participating Merchant’s withdrawal from the Program, or for any effect on accrual of Buzz Referrals Rewards caused by such changes, discontinuance or withdrawal.

6. Termination of Program. Buzz Referrals reserves the right to terminate the Program in whole or in part at any time with notice. In the event the Program is terminated, you will have sixty (60) days to redeem your Buzz Referrals Rewards from the date notice is transmitted by Buzz Referrals to the email address specified in your account. Notification will be sent to the email address provided to Buzz Referrals during the registration process. Buzz Referrals will not be responsible for failing to notify you of Program termination where such failure is caused by an inaccurate email address, your failure to check email online, or your failure to inform Buzz Referrals of a change in your email address.

7. Member Responsibilities. You are responsible for maintaining accurate account information at all times, including valid email address information. You are responsible for keeping your email address, password and all other information concerning your account confidential. Buzz Referrals is entitled to act on instructions received under your username and password. Buzz Referrals is not responsible for any credits or debits made to your account by someone else who uses your username or password. Buzz Referrals will not be responsible for any losses or liabilities incurred through the use of your password by a third party.

You are also responsible for reviewing your account balance on a regular basis, and for checking to ensure that all Buzz Referrals Rewards points have been properly credited to your account. If a discrepancy occurs in your Buzz Referrals Rewards account, such as a reward not being credited to the account, then you must contact Buzz Referrals via our contact link on the Site, within sixty (60) days of the purchase/order date from a Participating Merchant. If you fail to contact Buzz Referrals within that sixty (60) day period, such purchase/order shall be deemed to be accurate and you hereby waive any right to dispute said purchase/order.

8. General.

(a) Participation in the Program is personal to you. Buzz Referrals Rewards received under the Program may not be assigned or transferred to any third party, except as expressly permitted by Buzz Referrals, in writing. The sale, transfer, lending, exchange, pooling or barter of any Buzz Referrals Rewards, other than by Buzz Referrals, is expressly prohibited. Any Buzz Referrals Rewards assigned, sold, or otherwise transferred in violation hereof may be confiscated or canceled.

(b) Buzz Referrals will use information collected from you as set forth in our Privacy Policy. You are encouraged to read our Privacy Policy to understand our information collection and use practices.

(c) You are responsible for any taxes that may be due on Buzz Referrals Rewards redeemed by you.

(d) Buzz Referrals Rewards has no cash value until such time as you request and receive a payment in accordance with Article II, Section 4, herein above, and you shall have no property rights or other legal interest in Buzz Referrals Rewards.

III. GENERAL PROVISIONS

1. Use of Online Coupons. Buzz Referrals provides online coupons as a free service to its Users. Buzz Referrals is not responsible for the redemption, errors/omissions or expiration of online coupons and it is your responsibility to make sure that a discount, special pricing, or free offer is present in the checkout process of an Affiliate Merchant. All offers and promotions on this site are subject to change without notice. Buzz Referrals has no control over the legality of any coupons or other offers made by Affiliate Merchants, the ability of any of the Affiliate Merchants to complete the sales in accordance with the offers, or the quality of the goods offered by the Affiliate Merchants. Buzz Referrals has no control over whether Affiliate Merchants will honor the offers shown on BuzzReferrals.com, and does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information contained on the website. In the event you have a dispute with an Affiliate Merchant in any way relating to the BuzzReferrals.com website or the use of information from the website, you agree to waive and release Buzz Referrals from any and all claims, demands, actions, damages (actual and consequential), losses, costs or expenses of every kind and nature, known and unknown, disclosed and undisclosed relating to that dispute.

2. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY.

BUZZREFERRALS.COM IS BEING PROVIDED BY BUZZ REFERRALS “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE.” TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, BUZZ REFERRALS DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO BUZZREFERRALS.COM, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE. YOU AGREE THAT BUZZ REFERRALS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY COSTS OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF A DISPUTE BETWEEN YOU AND ANY AFFILIATED MERCHANT, AND YOU HEREBY EXPRESSLY WAIVE ANY SUCH CLAIM AGAINST BUZZ REFERRALS AND ITS MEMBERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES. BUZZ REFERRALS DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR GUARANTEES REGARDING ANY GOODS OR SERVICES OFFERED OR PROVIDED BY AFFILIATE MERCHANTS OR SUPPLIERS. BUZZ REFERRALS DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS THAT ACCESS TO THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, AND BUZZ REFERRALS ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE CAUSED BY YOUR ACCESS, OR INABILITY TO ACCESS, THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, YOUR INABILITY TO RECEIVE BUZZ REFERRALS REWARDS BY PURCHASING ITEMS WITH A PARTICIPATING MERCHANT.IN NO EVENT SHALL BUZZ REFERRALS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, CLAIMS OR LOSSES INCURRED (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION COMPENSATORY, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES), HOWEVER CAUSED AND UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF BUZZREFERRALS.COM; ANY ACT OR OMISSION BY BUZZ REFERRALS IN ADMINISTERING THE WEBSITE OR THE PROGRAM; OR THE PURCHASE OR USE OF ANY GOODS OR SERVICES OF MERCHANTS OR SUPPLIERS, EVEN IF BUZZ REFERRALS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, CLAIMS, OR LOSSES AND NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT SHALL BUZZ REFERRALS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR DIRECT DAMAGES CAUSED BY BUZZ REFERRALS IN EXCESS OF THE REWARDS EARNED BY YOU DURING THE MOST RECENT SIX (6) MONTHS. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD BUZZ REFERRALS, ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS AND EMPLOYEES, HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIM OR DEMAND, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEY’S FEES AND EXPENSES, MADE BY ANY THIRD PARTY DUE TO OR ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF BUZZREFERRALS.COM, THE VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE BY YOU, OR THE INFRINGEMENT BY YOU, OR ANY OTHER USER OF YOUR ACCOUNT, OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR OTHER RIGHT OF ANY PERSON OR ENTITY, OR AS A RESULT OF ANY THREATENING, LIBELOUS, OBSCENE, HARASSING OR OFFENSIVE MATERIAL CONTAINED IN ANY MEMBER COMMUNICATIONS.

3. Amendment to Agreement. THE “TERMS OF USE” SET FORTH WITHIN THIS AGREEMENT MAY CHANGE FROM TIME TO TIME; BUZZ REFERRALS WILL POST THOSE CHANGES ON THIS PAGE. YOU CONSENT TO BE BOUND BY ALL THE SAID “TERMS OF USE,” INCLUDING ANY AND ALL UPDATES THERETO. BUZZ REFERRALS WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE IF YOU DO NOT LEARN OF THE MODIFICATION. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO CHECK THIS PAGE OF THE BUZZREFERRALS.COM SITE REGULARLY TO DETERMINE WHETHER THIS AGREEMENT HAS BEEN MODIFIED. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ANY MODIFICATION OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY TERMINATE YOUR USER NAME, PASSWORD AND REGISTRATION.

4. Compliance with Laws and Regulations. You agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. You may participate in BuzzReferrals.com if and to the extent that such participation is permitted by such laws, rules and regulations. Buzz Referrals may refuse to enroll, restrict, modify or terminate your username, password and registration without liability to you or any other third party if you violate any law, rule or regulation, of if your participation could violate any law, rule or regulation.

5. Proprietary Rights to Content. You acknowledge that BuzzReferrals.com content, including but not limited to: text, sounds, photographs, graphics, or other material contained in any BuzzReferrals.com communication, advertisements or messages, whether by Buzz Referrals, BuzzReferrals.com or Buzz Referrals’s advertiser’s or Affiliated Merchants, service and software are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, and/or other proprietary rights and laws. You are only permitted to use content, service, or software as expressly authorized by Buzz Referrals, its advertisers and Affiliated Merchants, as the case may be.

6. Termination of Agreement.

(a) Any violation of the Terms of Use of this Agreement is grounds for termination of your user name, password and registration with BuzzReferrals.com.

(b) Buzz Referrals reserves the right to terminate your user name, password and registration, if your account is inactive for twenty-four (24) consecutive months. An account shall be deemed and considered to be inactive if there has not been any Buzz Referrals Rewards earning activity.

(c) You may terminate your user name, password and registration at any time by sending an email to our Customer Service.

(d) If your user name, password and registration with BuzzReferrals.com is terminated for any reason, either by you or by Buzz Referrals, you shall forfeit any and all earned Buzz Referrals Rewards in your account.
7. Notice. All Buzz Referrals notices will be given by email, postal mail, or by general posting to the BuzzReferrals.com website.

8. Waiver. Buzz Referrals’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

9. Choice of Law. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, without reference to conflicts of law rules, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the courts located in Cook County, Illinois for all matters in connection with this Agreement or your use of BuzzReferrals.com.

10. Buzz Referrals reserves the right to terminate your user name, password and registration, if your account has been associated with any legally questionable activity.

11. Severability of Provisions. Any provision (or part thereof) of this Agreement which is found to be invalid, prohibited, or unenforceable, shall be ineffective only to the extent of such prohibition and unenforceable, without invalidating the remainder of the provision or the remaining provisions hereof. To the extent permitted by the applicable law, each of the parties hereto hereby waives any provision of law which prohibits or renders unenforceable any provisions hereof in any respect.

[User Agreement last updated 6/1/2011]